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Hi guys im still trying to sell my car to get an SI. I was wonder if selling my car to a used car dealership if i would get a crappy price. Should i be expect the trade in value price? I own a 04 vw gti. Asking for 7,300. kbb says best price for trade in is 6,700. Should i just do it?
 

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If it books out at 7,300....there is no way they will give you 6,700

They want to make money and will always lowball you. If your car books out around 7 I would say you would be lucky to get 5 for it, but should probably expect closer to 4 if you do a trade in.

If you arent in a big rush, go ahead and try to sell it first.
 

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the dealership wont give u trade in or private seller value they take whatever the lowest price they find is between KBB, NADA, and blacklist. Dealerships are a joke unless ure car is paid off.
 

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It doesnt book out at 7300. it books out for a private seller at 8500. and dealership at 10,700. Im asking for 7,300 as a private seller but havent had many bites. Been a month. Im saying if i trade it in can i expect somewhere in the high 6 or low 7? mind as well do that im tired of wait I want an SI =)

If it books out at 7,300....there is no way they will give you 6,700

They want to make money and will always lowball you. If your car books out around 7 I would say you would be lucky to get 5 for it, but should probably expect closer to 4 if you do a trade in.

If you arent in a big rush, go ahead and try to sell it first.
 

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If it books out so high may I ask why your starting price is so low?

but yes if it books out that high then you should be able to get at least six.
 

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Yeah I been trying to sell it on craigslist starting at 8,500... going from what kbb said private party value should be. I didnt get many offers.. and I been lowering it little by little just to get some bites. now that im down to 7,300 i was just thinking if its better if i just trade it in because i could just go and do that. car is fine just minor scratches due to regular daily driving no issues clean title. whats going on? i just wanna get an SI already =(

If it books out so high may I ask why your starting price is so low?

but yes if it books out that high then you should be able to get at least six.
 

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Yeah plus you will save about a grand in taxes and fees if you trade it in. Might as well see what they will give you for it, you can always talk them up.
 

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i traded in my 03 sentra while striking a deal wit a dealership for the SI i have now
hard to explain but i kinda used it nd brought the price down by a lot
i wanted to sell on craigslist tho
 
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